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  • Linda Dare
    ... Subject: Lecture on Book Arts, Thur. March 11th Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2004 18:36:53 +0000 From: linda dare To: labpress@otis.edu For
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      Subject: Lecture on Book Arts, Thur. March 11th
      Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2004 18:36:53 +0000
      From: "linda dare" <lastingart@...>
      To: labpress@...


      For Immediate Release


      The Los Angeles Book Arts Center, the Southern California Chapter of
      the Art Libraries Society and Otis Laboratory Press invite you to a
      talk by Keith Smith and Scott McCarney.

      This free lecture, the third in LABAC's "My Life in Books" series,
      will take place on Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Otis College of Art &
      Design, 9045 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045. Opening reception
      7 pm, talk to begin promptly at 7:30 pm. Parking is free.

      Keith Smith has made 223 books since 1967. Forty-four of these have
      been self-published, including nine bookmaking: Structure of the
      Visual Book, Text in the Book Format, and Non-Adhesive Binding
      Volumes I, II, III, IV and V, Bookbinding for Book Artists, and 200
      Books. Smith has received two Guggenheim Fellowships as well as
      grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pollock/Krasner
      Foundation and a Pilot Fine Art Still Photography Grant. His work is
      in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Museum
      of Modern Art, San Francisco; the Library of Congress; the Victoria
      and Albert Museum, London; The National Gallery of Canada, Ottowa;
      Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; and the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of
      Photography.

      Scott McCarney is an artist and designer based in Rochester, New
      York. He received an MFA in photography from the University of
      Buffalo/Visual Studies Workshop in 1983. Since then, his art has
      found its home primarily in the book form. His one-of-a-kind books,
      both offset and small edition, can be found in many library and
      special collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York;
      Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and Yale's Arts of the Book
      Collection in New Haven, Connecticut. His work is shown
      internationally in group and solo exhibitions in Sao Paulo, Brazil;
      Melbourne, Australia and Budapest, Hungary and in galleries and
      spaces closer to home such Hallwalls in Buffalo, New York and at Yale
      University in New Haven, Connecticut. He has been an
      artist-in-residence at Light Work, Syracuse, New York; the Washington
      Project for the Arts, Washington D.C.; University of Southern Maine,
      Portland, Maine; and the International Studio Program in New York
      City. His awards include a National Endowment for the Arts
      Mid-Atlantic Regional Fellowship, a New York Foundation for the Arts
      Fellowship, and a Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts
      Individual Artist Grant.

      Keith and Scott have been co-teaching book workshops for over 10
      years in university and college settings such as RMIT University in
      Melbourne, Australia and the Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New
      York, as well as in art centers and binding guilds throughout the
      world.

      The Los Angeles Book Arts Center is a creative, intellectual and
      technical resource for artists, collectors, dealers, curators and all
      individuals interested in the book and paper arts. It is the
      center's mission to serve as a network and clearinghouse for
      information, education and resources. This is being accomplished
      through networking, workshops, lectures, publications, exhibitions
      and outreach. Our commitment is to build a strong community as well
      as to further individual pursuits in the book and paper arts.

      The Los Angeles Book Arts Center (LABAC) was founded in September
      2002. Open meetings, hosted lectures, classes and continuous online
      discussion groups all contribute to building a strong book arts
      community in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Book Arts Center offers
      the broadest possible range of classes in the book arts, drawing and
      calligraphy, paste papers and monoprints, book structures of all
      types, cases and boxes, and everything between and beyond.

      For additional information on this lecture or the Los Angeles Book
      Arts Center, please contact Lisa Deutsch at (310) 657-2616 or
      LAGourmet@.... Please visit our website at www.LABookArts.com.
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